CenturyLink to speak at Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley conferences; Napatech introduces 200G throughput solution

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> CenturyLink will participate in two upcoming investor conferences: Morgan Stanley 2015 Technology, Media and Telecom Conference on March 2 at 6:15 ET and the Deutsche Bank 2015 Media, Internet & Telecom Conference on March 9 at 11:05 ET. Release

> According to a study by telecoms consultancy firm The Competitive Intelligence Unit (CIU), Mexico ended the third quarter of 2014 with wireline broadband penetration of nearly 14 percent. Article

> Napatech has introduced a 200G throughput solution that it claims demonstrates full, non-blocking packet capture and analysis with zero packet loss and low CPU load. Release

> The California Telehealth Network (CTN) has partnered with Solix to reach a goal of doubling the amount of funding awarded by the FCC's Rural Health Care Program (RHC) to providers in the state. Release

Cable News
> Falling at around 4 percent a year since 2012, viewership of traditional TV by adults 18-34 suddenly slipped much faster in the fourth quarter, accelerating its decline to 10.6 percent, according to Nielsen. Article

> While media analysts and pay-TV executives have their sights set on over-the-top distribution and pending Title II regulation of the Internet, there is another looming threat looking to bite into cable, satellite and telco video market share. Article

Online Video News
> If the merger between the cable giant and Time Warner Cable goes through, a majority of American consumers could find themselves locked into OTT options controlled by the new mega-Comcast, a recent op-ed in technology publication Backchannel suggests, squeezing out OTT competitors. Article

Wireless News
> T-Mobile US experienced a service disruption for several hours on Friday across a wide swath of the Northeast before restoring service in the early evening. Article

> Apple tasked its suppliers in Asia to produce a combined 5 to 6 million units of its three Apple Watch models during the first quarter ahead of the gadget's launch in April, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Article

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